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ACLU & LGBT Gruops Call on President Obama to Grant Clemency to Chelsea Manning


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ACLU & LGBT Gruops Call on President Obama to Grant Clemency to Chelsea Manning

ACLU

WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union and over a dozen LGBT groups sent a letter to President Barack Obama today urging the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information to the media to raise public awareness regarding the impact of war on innocent civilians. Manning is in the seventh year of a 35-year sentence.

Ian Thompson, ACLU legislative representative, offered the following statement:

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